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Spencer Rye
Home City Abah's Landing
Location Thieves Den
Race Breton Gender Male
Reaction Friendly
Other Information
Faction(s) Thieves Guild
Spencer Rye

Spencer Rye is a Breton and associate of the Thieves Guild, he specializes in tracking down items and returning them to their owners. He can initially be found inside the Thieves Den, where he will have a business offer for you.

If you agree, he will begin to offer you repeatable reacquisitions quests, and will relocate to his "office" just outside the Den in Abah's Landing.

Related Quests[edit]

Dialogue[edit]

When you first speak to him in the Den, he will explain his business relationship with the Guild.

"I don't believe I've had the pleasure. Spencer Rye, at your service. I have a friendly arrangement with the Thieves Guild. We're "business adjacent" you might say."
And what business is that?
""Rye's Reacquisitions!" I track down items that have gone missing. As you might expect, quite a bit turns up here, but I specialize in objects of purely sentimental value. My finder's fee for the guild is usually well above the items' material worth."
Need any help?
"Always! When something gets well and truly lost, it occasionally requires a bit more adventure than I can stomach. I post those jobs on the notice board outside, but since you're here now, I think I have something you might fancy."
Give me the details.

If you talk to him after completing daily job:

"I post new listings on the board daily. Check back often if you're looking for side jobs."

When you return from a task, he'll say any of the following:

"A fine day for finding, if I must say."
"You look like you've been in a right scrap. If you've lost any teeth I can always post a bill!"
"Any luck?"

Memories of Youth[edit]

"An elderly noblewoman was robbed recently, but the only piece she cares about getting back is an old engagement ring from her youth. She'd hired a man to track the burglars, but he only got as far as Sep's Gullet. See if you can do better."
What do I do once I find it?
"Just bring it back to me. I'll handle the delivery, and you'll be paid on the spot. I'll be waiting just outside the cistern in the alleyways. You can find me there anytime you're looking for a bit of work on the side."

After you have returned from Bahraha's Gloom with the wedding ring.

I found the old woman's ring.
"Hard to picture a noble wearing this, isn't it? I thought so too. Her husband was a pauper. She had more wealth than he could dream of, but he insisted on buying her ring. Can't put a price on that.
See you tomorrow then, if you're available."

The Sailor's Pipe[edit]

After starting the task:

"An old sailor is mourning the loss of his favorite wooden pipe during a scuffle with some pirates. If you track it down, he's offering a surprisingly good sum for its return."
What do I do once I find it?
"Just bring it back to me. I'll handle the delivery, and you'll be paid on the spot. I'll be waiting just outside the cistern in the alleyways. You can find me there anytime you're looking for a bit of work on the side."

Once you have the pipe you can return to him outside the Den.

I found the old sailor's pipe.
"Ha! You did! May not look like much, but it'll make a world o' difference to the old hand. Funny how objects take root in a body, after so long they just seem to become part of a person.
Here's your pay, as promised."

Thrall Cove[edit]

After you pick up the request you can ask Spencer for some background.

"Met a sea captain today with dreadful luck. Lost his favorite spyglass, and his whole crew! Maormer slavers got the drop on them in Thrall Cove. I don't usually handle missing persons, but see about any crew if you find them. I abhor slavery."
What do I do once I find it?
"Just bring it back to me. I'll handle the delivery, and you'll be paid on the spot. I'll be waiting just outside the cistern in the alleyways. You can find me there anytime you're looking for a bit of work on the side."

Once you have found the spyglass and freed the captives.

I retrieved the captain's spyglass as requested.
"So you did! Some of the sailors you freed already made it back to Abah's Landing as well. Seems they told the captain about you and he's offering to pay us a bit extra for the effort.
Not a bad day's work. I appreciate the help, my friend."

The Lost Pearls[edit]

After starting the task from the board, you can speak to him about the quest:

"My client lost a shipment of personal goods when his courier was attacked near the swamps. Nothing he couldn't afford to lose, mind, but he's a bit broken up about his late wife's necklace. See what you can do for him, will you?"
What do I do once I find it?
"Just bring it back to me. I'll handle the delivery, and you'll be paid on the spot. I'll be waiting just outside the cistern in the alleyways. You can find me there anytime you're looking for a bit of work on the side."

Return to him and say:

I have the necklace.
"Looks like it's seen better days, but I'm sure that's no fault of yours. I'll have it mended and return it to its rightful owner. He's a good man, and if this will bring him some comfort I'm glad we could help.
Another job well done."